Italian PM opens Milan fashion week

Milan, Feb 25 (IANS) Milan’s womenswear fashion week started here with Matteo Renzi becoming the first Italian prime minister to inaugurate the event.

It is strange that I am the first prime minister to open the fashion week, Renzi said at the event’s inauguration on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

“The important thing is that I am not the last. It should become a tradition,” he added.

The six-day fashion week running until Monday (February 29) will host 73 runway shows and a total of 184 collections for the fall-winter season of 2016-2017.

Established brands such as Giorgio Armani, Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo will be flanked by several labels on the runway for the first time, including Atsushi Nakashima, Diesel Black Gold, Lucio Vanotti and Piccione Piccione.

The Italian fashion industry, including textile, clothing, leather, footwear and leather and fur as a whole, represents 41 percent of the European fashion industry, against Germany’s 11 percent and France’s 8 percent.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here